Vaccinating boys against human papillomavirus (HPV) may cut rates of men with cancers related to the virus in the long term, new research suggests.
Health chiefs have written to GPs telling them there is no need to test pupils from schools at the centre of a public health investigation, we can reveal.
The Scots founder of a cancer research charity is being remembered forty years on from its launch.
The proportion of patients with suspected cancer who are seen within two weeks of urgent referral is at the lowest level since records began.
Eating red and processed meat increases the risk of an earlier death, experts have warned, as they urged people to switch to fish and vegetables.
Technology which provides a more accurate scan for advanced prostate cancer is to be introduced in Scotland in a bid to improve detection.
A “life-changing” asthma jab and a novel “gene silencing” treatment for people with a rare hereditary disease have been approved for use in Scotland.
“I was in the operating theatre from 8am to 11pm and my body was covered in marker pen… I don’t worry about small things any longer”
After moving to Hong Kong for a dream job, Rachel Glue felt like she had the world at her feet.
Around 1,800 women have stripped off on a beach in Ireland to help the fight against cancer.
Specialist breast cancer doctor reveals her own fight against the disease and how patients inspired her after shock diagnosis
A breast cancer specialist has revealed her own fight against the disease.
Expert says probe into blue water school cancer cases is vital as potential soil and air contamination could pose greater risk
An international expert in public health has warned water supplies at a school built on toxic industrial waste may be less of a risk than potentially contaminated soil and air.